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Locustopsis procera

Insecta - Orthoptera - Locustopsidae

Taxonomy
Locustopsis procera was named by Zessin (1983). Its type specimen is LD 166(167), a tegmen, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Zessin collection), which is in a Toarcian marine claystone in Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Locustopsis procera Zessin p. 200 figs. 26, 66, 67
1988Locustopsis procera Zessin p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderOrthopteridaBoudreaux 1979
orderOrthoptera
suborderCaeliferaAnder 1936
familyLocustopsidae
subfamilyLocustopsinaeHandlirsch 1906
genusLocustopsis
speciesprocera

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinsubo
Grouping: gregarioussubo
Environment: terrestrialsubo
Locomotion: fast-movingsubo
Life habit: ground dwellingsubo
Diet: grazersubo
Diet 2: herbivoresubo
Vision: well-developedsubo
Reproduction: oviparoussubo
Dispersal: direct/internalsubo
Dispersal 2: mobilesubo
Created: 2011-07-02 09:51:38
Modified: 2011-07-01 18:51:38
Source: subo = suborder
Reference: Tillyard 1921

Age range: base of the Toarcian to the top of the Early/Lower Toarcian or 182.70000 to 182.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Niedersachsen) Locustopsis procera (114995)
Toarcian182.7 - 174.1Germany Locustopsis procera (type locality: 104056)